Jan 27, 2013 5:00pm PST
's freedom to make her own healthcare decisions to come talk about their resolve in the face of fierce opposition from the right. jessica gonzÁlez-rojas is executive director of the national latina institute for reproductive health. she is an adjunct professor of latino and latin american studies at the city university of new york and has taught courses on reproductive rights, gender, and sexuality. lynn paltrow is founder and executive director of national advocates for pregnant women. she has served as a senior staff attorney at the aclu's reproductive freedom project and recently published this study in the american journal of public health, "roe v. wade and the new jane crow." welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> before we get to what you're up against 40 years after roe versus wade, i want to ask you a question from your own experience, long experience in both cases of working with women. what does compulsory childbearing mean to a woman? what are the effects of knowing that you are not free to decide for yourselves whether to become a mother or not? >> well, we kn
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
medicine as a way to trim healthcare costs. one of the beneficiaries has been watson pharmaceuticals. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: watson pharmaceuticals has a new name and a new logo. the world's third-largest generic drug maker changed its name to actavis, a company watson bought last fall. c.e.o. paul bisaro says its no stranger to growth through acquisitions. >> in the short-term we'll be looking for add-on acquisitions whether it's in the branded space where we continue to be very aggressive in the areas of women's health and urology trying to find new therapies we can bring to market. i think a bigger transaction for us would probably await 2014, or 2015. >> reporter: with acquisitions come redundancies, actavis is cutting jobs and moving operations out of its original corona, california facility. >> most of the products that are manufactured in that facility will be moving to our florida facility or our elizabeth, n.j. facility, so there will be some additional increases in people in those facilities. we'll also be moving to some overseas locations. >> reporter: investors have
Feb 2, 2013 12:00am PST
done something very different. health-care reform, we've done very different. government reorganization we've done differently. we've managed in a very short period of time to really try to maintain that authentic culture but actually try to find a new way to do business going forward. >> as you know when hurricane hit here it hit the northward with huge force. and so many people suffered so much. and questions were raised about race and other issues. where are you in rebuilding the northward? where are you in trying to, whatever those scars were, get them to heal. >> yes, well let me say this. the storm did not discriminate. this storm, and people have a hard time envisioning this, really put the entire city underwater, not just the 9th ward. the lake view, again tilly, black neighborhood, white neighborhoods, old neighborhood, newer nab hoods got completely wiped. not every part of the city is back. and this is not a surprise. the best quote about it he said when it gets cold, the poor get korld and when if gets hot, the poor get hotter. and we have found that in the recovery as well.
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
animal health company. >> susie: also in healthcare, the budget fight and profit potential, as reforms take hold with former senator tom daschle and former health and human services chief donna shalala. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r." >> susie: february got off to an exuberant start here at the new york stock exchange today. the dow broke through the 14,000 level. it's the first time that's happened since before the financial crisis in 2007. traders say the recent rally in stocks could draw in more individual investors into the market. by the closing bell, the blue chips were up almost 150 points to 14,009. the nasdaq jumped 37 and the s&p added 15 points. one catalyst pushing stocks higher: decent data about jobs. american businesses added 157,000 jobs last month but the unemployment rate edged up to 7.9%.